Afternoon Tea at Brown’s

DSC_0280Had English afternoon tea as part of a friend’s hen party. Dinner afterwards was in Toro (post to follow).

Top tier: Profiteroles, Victoria sponge, and meringues.

Middle tier: Smoked salmon and cream cheese, egg (and cress separate as a garnish), cucumber and cream cheese sandwiches.

Bottom tier: Scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream.

I found this rather impressive but it still compare to my favourite.  The cake that I despise so much because it’s so common in the UK – the damn plain Victoria sponge was rather well-made with a crumbly texture. And the profiteroles are yummy, too.

My benchmark for afternoon tea is Ben’s (in Malaysia) Australian-style afternoon tea with any cake from the display, quiches and marshmallows.

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